This role is the Deputy S151 Officer, reporting into the Interim S151 Officer, and manages the Finance, Procurement & Audit Functions.
Within the Finance area includes Budget Setting, Finance Business Partnering, Accounts Closure, Payroll, Pensions and Treasury.
To provide strategic direction, corporate leadership and advice on all matters relating to finance, procurement, audit and risk. In doing so, ensure that statutory requirements are met and that accelerated and sustained improvements in performance against Council targets are achieved.
Act as the Deputy S151 Officer, support the Corporate Director Resources and Governance in ensuring high quality financial administration and stewardship throughout the Council.
To be the responsible and accountable officer for development of policy and strategy on all matters relating to Council’s Financial systems, processes, policies and reporting, working closely with the Mayoral Cabinet where necessary and advising the Chief Executive, Members and others.